flau·​tist | \ ˈflȯ-tist , ˈflau̇- \

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The drummer plays resonator guitar when called upon; a backup singer is also a flautist. Dan Deluca, Philly.com, "Review: Paul Simon says goodbye, still restless after all these years," 17 June 2018 Ochoa, a classical flautist, once dreamed of pursuing music in college. Alex Stuckey, San Antonio Express-News, "Groundbreaking Latina astronaut retires from Johnson Space Center," 26 May 2018 Rist, a gifted flautist, was in London attending the Royal Academy of Music. National Geographic, "How an Obsession With Rare Bird Feathers Turned Criminal," 23 Apr. 2018 Music’s future There are still two chances to catch concerts by Null-state, a group composed of flautist-composer Melody Chua and composer Benjamin D. Whiting. Matthew J. Palm, OrlandoSentinel.com, "TheatreWorks finds a home, 'Grindr' set to premiere, Null-state has concerts," 5 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of flautist

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flautist

Italian flautista, from flauto flute, from Old Occitan flaut

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The first known use of flautist was in 1860

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English Language Learners Definition of flautist

: a person who plays a flute

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